Periculum[1] was the incantation of a charm that allowed the caster to send out bursting red sparks from their wand.[1]

Effects

The sparks were firework-like in appearance,and had a vast range, shooting up to a great height, then hovering in the spot where the caster aimed. Much like a Muggle flare gun, the spell was used to signal that one was in danger, and thus in need of help.[1]

Etymology

Periculum is Latin for "danger".

See also

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film) - Chapter 23 (The Enchanted Maze)
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